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Melanie Raines

Director of Design

FOOD PATRONUS | Chicken and waffles

THE STATS | After receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture and her Master of Architecture from The University of Washington, Melanie worked for MR Architecture & Decor, Soho House & Co., and Bunkhouse Group before joining the New Waterloo team.

hospitality philosophy | I love hospitality design because it can be for everyone. I enjoy creating a setting, then watching our people and a community give it life, energy, and a character of its own. It's a responsibility and challenge that I'm grateful to call work.

fave thing about NW | We play a long game, practice what we preach, and I'm inspired by my teammates every single day. Work that matters for people who care :)